Yearly Archives: 2015

Peace for Sensei Michael Hayashi

Sensei Michael entered the Pure Land at 2:50 pm CST today.   His family was by his side and he passed away peacefully while listening to one of his favorite songs “Dust to Dust” by The Civil Wars.   Please join me in reciting the

Rev Michael Hayashi special support opportunity

To Temples, board members, members and friends, Reverend Michael Hayashi, our wise, caring and genuine friend, the minister for the Manitoba Buddhist Temple will be leaving this earthly life soon. He has incurable stage 4 stomach cancer. He is being made comfortable in palliative care

Calgary Food Bank donations

From our Community For our Community As the holiday season draws near, the Calgary Buddhist Temple is supporting the Calgary Food Bank by collecting non-perishable food items. You can drop off items at the Temple until Sunday, Dec. 13 for those less fortunate. The Calgary

Westjet raffle tickets!

Win WestJet flights for two!   Raffle tickets are available for two WestJet tickets to anywhere WestJet flies. They are $20 for 1 and $50 for 3. We will be doing the draw at the Bodhi Day service on December 6, 2015. For tickets, please

Silent Auction Item Donations needed

Silent Auction Item Donations needed Please help us make the November 7 Temple  fundraiser a success. We need more items for the silent auction. Items large and smaller (size and value) will be gratefully accepted.   Last date for collection will be October28. Please contact

Taste of Japan & Silent Auction

We will be having a “Taste of Japan & Silent Auction” Nov. 7 and will be looking for about 30 volunteers for that evening. And in preparation for this event, we will be making mein noodles for the chow mein. We will be kneading the

Where is Sensei Bob?

  Other the past year we have all enjoyed Sensei Bob’s gentle peace, kindness, and insightful teachings, So why won’t we be seeing him this Fall? Sensei Bob is continuing his Sensei training at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley California! Although his family remains